Tobacco use Prevention

Data sharing is essential for expedited translation of  survey results into knowledge, programs and procedures to improve public health.

Tobacco-Free Licking County


The Licking County Tobacco-Free Coalition was formed in 2003, and is a sub-committee of the Licking County Wellness Coalition. The coalition’s goals and objectives are included in the Wellness Coalition’s strategic plan, and the overarching goal of the coalition is to reduce tobacco usage in Licking County. The coalition is the driving force behind the annual Kickin’ Ash Splash Pool Party, which is held each July at the Heath Water Park. The event is a health and wellness celebration that promotes a tobacco-free lifestyle. If you would like to join the coalition please contact Mary Richardson, chairperson, at 740-349-1663 or

Tobacco-Free Schools

The Licking County Health Department and the Wellness Coalition is committed to helping middle schools, high schools and school districts create healthy, Tobacco-Free environments where students can learn and grow.  Vist our Tobacco Free Schools Page


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